Articles by Lizzy Kelleher

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Tragedy Paper

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Tragedy Paper

June 10, 2013 | in Reviews

The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth Laban is another of those well-written, cleverly structured, and engrossing novels that keep appearing on the market. Aren’t they just the worst? This particular one deals with the stories... Read More

Photo Galleries: Birdcalling contest winners on Letterman show

Photo Galleries: Birdcalling contest winners on Letterman show

May 21, 2013 | in Photo Galleries

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From Lizzy’s shelf: Eleanor & Park

From Lizzy’s shelf: Eleanor & Park

May 13, 2013 | in Reviews

When the owner of a bookstore suggests that you buy a book, I’ve found that it’s best to take their advice. Many of my personal favorites were recommended to me by Kathleen Caldwell, the... Read More

Bird Calling Contest winners announced

Bird Calling Contest winners announced

May 11, 2013 | in News

“Now, for the first place finishers of the 48th annual Bird Calling Contest…whose names will be inscribed on the Stanley cup of bird calling…the greater prairie chicken by Gabe Bolio, Eli Nash, and James... Read More

Olympic gold medalists to speak about young women staying active

Olympic gold medalists to speak about young women staying active

May 7, 2013 | in Web

Tomorrow at 12:45 in Binks Gymnasium, Olympic medalists Heather Petri and Brenda Villa will speak to young women in Piedmont about staying active and continuing in sports throughout life. “We want to celebrate girls... Read More

Piedmont plans to implement license plate readers

April 9, 2013 | in News

The City Council of Piedmont agreed on March 18 to move forward with a plan to post license plate readers at approximately half of the 24 entrance points to Piedmont. City Council member Garrett... Read More

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Magicians

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Magicians

April 8, 2013 | in Arts

Three of the six reviews on the back of Lev Grossman’s The Magicians compare the novel to the Harry Potter series—but with a big, disillusioned, grownup kick. The similarities begin and end with the... Read More

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Fault in Our Stars

From Lizzy’s shelf: The Fault in Our Stars

March 25, 2013 | in Reviews

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is not an easy book to review, so if this doesn’t turn out quite the way I want it to I need you to just trust... Read More

Social psych to be a graded course

March 20, 2013 | in News

After four years of experimenting with a pass/fail grading system, the social psychology class will return to a conventional letter-grading system next year. The social psych teachers are looking to see more effort out... Read More

From Lizzy’s shelf: Leviathan

From Lizzy’s shelf: Leviathan

February 28, 2013 | in Arts

Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan is a very unusual young adult novel, and very different from other books I’ve reviewed. Set in a reimagined 1914 Europe, this steampunk novel follows two very different teenagers through a... Read More